Browsing: Enviroment

Every year, more than 600,000 Wisconsin vehicle owners in seven counties dutifully trudge out for their mandatory biennial emissions test. From its start in April 1984, the program has cost taxpayers approximately $271.4 million, according to the state’s Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB).

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage District’s Impact on Lake Michigan Since 1977, taxpayers in the Milwaukee metropolitan area have paid nearly $3 billion for a state-of-the-art sewerage system. Its centerpiece is the Water Pollution Abatement Program (WPAP), completed in 1996. The WPAP, the largest public works project ever undertaken in Wisconsin, increases the capacity of metropolitan-area